[Distutils] Review of latest draft of PEP 426 (Python package etadata v1.3)

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 13:54:47 CET 2013

On 30 January 2013 12:32, Vinay Sajip <vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> I'm not sure I understand this point. Shouldn't that default be "pkg_resources",
> given that all the existing distributions on PyPI will work with that scheme and
> not have the Version-Scheme present in their metadata?

I assumed that the idea is that if you upgrade your metadata to 1.3,
you are expected to switch to the new version scheme unless you
explicitly state that you're opting out of that part of the standard.


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